St. Francis De Sales Completed Church Restoration, Paducah, KY.

The  summer of 2011 I worked on  a church restoration  at St. Francis De Sales Catholic church in Paducah, Kentucky.  On this project I worked for  Tony Kartsonas of Historic Surfaces. Also on the project were Susie Buchholz, Nick Pavlos and Jeff Wolfe. The project was about 5 months long and I was there forContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Completed Church Restoration, Paducah, KY.”

St. Francis De Sales Completed Panels

Last week I installed the two  finished saint panels at St. Francis de Sales church in Paducah, Kentucky. This was a commission to do two paintings of saints for a side altar or “Remebrance Niche.”The basic idea was created by Friar Mark Joseph Costello, a Chicago based Capuchin Friar who serves as a liturgical consultantContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Completed Panels”

Progress Update for my St. Francis De Sales Saint Panels

I am making some progress on the two saint panels I was commissioned to paint for St.Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Paducah, KY. The ochre color surrounding the painting will eventually be painted trompe l’oiel frames. St. Francis de Sales and Saint Jane de Chantel. Each About 18 by 38 inches.

St. Francis De Sales Restoration, Paducah,Kentucky

This summer I have been working on  a church restoration  at St. Francis de Sales Catholic church in Paducah, Kentucky. The funny photo-montage below is me posing for reference for one of two paintings I have  been commissioned to paint for a small altar in the church. I was lucky and surprised  to find  aContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Restoration, Paducah,Kentucky”